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PASOK and DIMAR Cooperation in Greek Elections

PASOK and Democratic Left (DIMAR) announced that they will cooperate in the Greek elections under the name Democratic Coalition at a joint press conference of Fofi Gennimata (PASOK) and Thanassis Theoharopoulos (DIMAR) on Sunday. As they announced, the parties will keep their...

Greek Party 'Democratic Left' Elects New Leader

Democratic Left (DIMAR), a small center-left Greek political party, has elected a new leader, 36-year-old Thanasis Theocharopoulos, who will replace Fotis Kouvelis. DIMAR participated in the previous Greek coalition government, along with New Democracy and PASOK, between June 2012 and...

Who Is Who in the New Greek Government

After the January 25 national election, the Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rushed to form the country's cabinet as soon as possible in order to start working on the reforms he promised during the pre-election campaign. The new...

New Democracy to Form Alliances With Pro-European Forces Even After a Clear Victory

Greek Prime Minister and New Democracy President Antonis Samaras, during his yesterday's campaign meeting in Peristeri, Athens, said that, on January 25, Greeks are not called to decide which party they want to rule the country but which Greece...

Twenty-One Parties, Four Coalitions and One Independent to Run for January 25 Greek Elections

The submission deadline for the delegations' participation in the January 25 Greek general elections expired and the Public Prosecutor along with the country's Supreme Court have approved the participation of 21 political parties, four coalitions and one independent candidate. In the following...

Election Candidates Switch Parties to Save Their Skin, Not Greece

The January 25 elections are considered the most important in modern Greek history. Then again, a look back in previous elections will show that Press and candidates say the same about every election since the return of democracy in Greece...

Opinion Poll: SYRIZA With a 3.3% Lead Over New Democracy, Papandreou's Party Lower than 3%

A 3.3 percentage point lead of Greek main opposition SYRIZA against ruling New Democracy recorded a poll on behalf of weekly newspaper "To Pontiki" that will be published tomorrow. The poll was conducted among 1,000 Greeks over 18 years...

Greek PM to Attempt to Influence Minor Opposition Parties Ahead of Third Presidential Ballot

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is processing his final strategies ahead of the final, third ballot for the election of the President of the Hellenic Republic. The speculation regarding the Greek Premier’s final move has dramatically risen since yesterday and...

Lykoudis and Theodorakis Announce Electoral Alliance

The electoral alliance between Spyros Lykoudis’ Reformers and Stavros Theodorakis’ "To Potami" was announced today at a press conference that took place at the Old Parliament in downtown Athens, Greece. Lykoudis revealed that he was in talks with Theodorakis regarding...

All Eyes on the 25 Independent MPs Ahead of the Critical Third Greek Presidential Ballot

The number of independent MPs currently present in the Greek Parliament reached 25 today, after Niki Founta's departure from Democratic Left's (DIMAR) parliamentary group. In terms of numbers, this development means that, at the moment, the independent MPs consist the...